Stop? People are staring…(how far?)

There’s always the perfect track

for what ails the little girl in me because I feel like…
I’ve been staring at the edge of the water
‘Long as I can remember, never really knowing why

I wish I could be the perfect daughter
But I come back to the water,
no matter how hard I try

Every turn I take, every trail I track
Every path I make, every road leads back

To the place I know,

where I can not go,

where I long to be

See the line where the sky meets the sea? It calls me
And no one knows, how far it goes
If the wind in my sail on the sea stays behind me
One day I’ll know, if I go there’s just no telling how far I’ll go
I know everybody on this island, seems so happy on this island
Everything is by design
I know everybody on this island has a role on this island
So maybe I can roll with mine
I can lead with pride, I can make us strong
I’ll be satisfied if I play along
But the voice inside sings a different song
What is wrong with me?
See the light as it shines on the sea? It’s blinding
But no one knows, how deep it goes
And it seems like it’s calling out to me, so come find me
And let me know, what’s beyond that line, will I cross that line?
The line where the sky meets the sea? It calls me
And no one knows, how far it goes
If the wind in my sail on the sea stays behind me
One day I’ll know, how far I’ll go

Songwriters: Lin-Manuel Miranda
How Far I’ll Go lyrics © Walt Disney Music Company

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